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Bewitching Tree Decoration

Scare up fun at a Halloween party with a centerpiece that displays favor bags and seasonal ornaments. Branches hold evil-eyed black cats and jolly jack-'o-lanterns fashioned from paper, as well as candy-filled bags for guests to bring back to their lairs. 

 

Scare up fun at a Halloween party with a centerpiece that displays favor bags and seasonal ornaments. Branches hold evil-eyed black cats and jolly jack-'o-lanterns fashioned from paper, as well as candy-filled bags for guests to bring back to their lairs. For the tree, spray paint a branch black; wedge into a flower bucket filled with rocks. Cover with Spanish moss, and stretch craft-store cobwebs between branches.

Ornament and Favor How-To's
1. For each ornament, trace template onto construction paper seven times.

2. Cut out. Stack pieces, and punch holes through both ends with a small hole punch; insert a black or orange paper fastener into each hole.

3. Bend stack into a C shape; fan out pieces to form a globe. Glue on paper features (for cat's ears, fold bottom under to make a tab). For favors, stamp mini paper bags with names. Using pinking shears, cut traced circles out of paper. Fill bags; fold over tops. Place a circle on each; punch a hole through all layers. Tie on yarn for hanging.

 

Comments (3)

  • sunflowerfreak 23 Sep, 2011

    It's the same thing as a brad in scrapbooking.

  • nunez227 7 Oct, 2010

    The paper fastener, I believe is the item that has a round head with two prongs sticking straight down and then you can fold them back to clasp. They're found in office supply stores.

  • Amandakay 2 Oct, 2010

    Does anyone know what they mean by "paper fastener", that would be a paper clip right? Well if so, I tried it and I think they are a little big for this project.